View Post

Learning (and Assessment) First

In Uncategorized by Alex Quigley4 Comments

(Illustration by Frits Ahlefeldt) We so often get assessment wrong in schools. Under perennial accountability pressures, assessment often loses it chief purpose: aiding learning. Today, in Sheffield, hundreds of teachers are gathering to …

View Post

The Devil’s Advocate

In Uncategorized by Alex Quigley7 Comments

One unique facet of my education and upbringing was that I went to an all-male Catholic school led by Christian brothers. I learnt all the usual subject disciplines (with an attendant incapacity …